To Lefty from Willie

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To Lefty From Willie
Studio album by Willie Nelson
Released June 1977
Recorded 1975; January Sound Studios, Dallas, Texas
Genre Country
Length 28:31
Label Columbia
Producer Willie Nelson
Willie Nelson chronology
The Troublemaker
To Lefty From Willie
There'll Be No Teardrops Tonight
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 4.5/5 stars[1]

To Lefty From Willie is a tribute album to Lefty Frizzell recorded in 1977 by country singer Willie Nelson. The album features some of the biggest hits by Frizell like "I Never Go Around Mirrors (I've Got a Heartache to Hide)" and "That's the Way Love Goes".

Rhapsody (online music service) praised the album, calling it one of their favorite cover albums.[2]

Track listing[edit]

  1. "Mom and Dad's Waltz" (Lefty Frizzell) - 3:02
  2. "Look What Thoughts Will Do" (Dub Dickerson, Jim Beck, Lefty Frizzell) - 2:42
  3. "I Love You a Thousand Ways" (Jim Beck, Lefty Frizzell) - 2:59
  4. "Always Late (With Your Kisses)" (Blackie Crawford, Lefty Frizzell) - 2:25
  5. "I Want to Be With You Always" (Jim Beck, Lefty Frizzell) - 2:39
  6. "She's Gone, Gone, Gone" (Harlan Howard) - 2:31
  7. "A Little Unfair" (Chuck Howard, Hank Cochran) - 3:42
  8. "I Never Go Around Mirrors (I've Got a Heartache to Hide)" (Lefty Frizzell, Sanger D. Shafer) - 2:34
  9. "That's the Way Love Goes" (Lefty Frizzell, Sanger D. Shafer) - 3:11
  10. "Railroad Lady" (Jay Walker, Jimmy Buffett) - 2:39


  • Willie Nelson - guitar, vocals
  • Jody Payne - guitar
  • Bee Spears - bass
  • Bobbie Nelson - piano
  • Paul English - drums
  • Mickey Raphael - harmonica